TRENTON – The state’s unemployment rate was 9.8 percent in September, equal to the national rate, while overall employment declined after two consecutive months of private sector growth.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Public Health Department has received a limited supply of 2009 H1N1 Influenza live attenuated vaccine (nasal spray). The department is scheduled to begin H1N1 vaccination clinics using the nasal spray on Friday, Oct. 16, for healthy residents ages 2 through 18.
SOUTH RIVER—The borough’s parks and recreation director and her daughter have been charged with stealing approximately $650 that was paid to the daughter for work she never performed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South River Police Chief John Bouthillette announced today.
STATE—The recent death of a 15-year-old Elizabeth girl highlights a 34 percent leap in the number of pedestrian fatalities so far this year in New Jersey, according to a State Police Fatal Accident Statistics report.
TRENTON—Scores for New Jersey eighth graders on the 2009 National Assessment for Educational Progress mathematics test are among the best in the country and have improved significantly since 2007, Education Commissioner Lucille Davy announced Wednesday.
Two lawmakers are locked in a desperate struggle to avoid being expelled by voters in the 22nd Legislative District, where there appears to be a growing mood to ‘throw the bums out.’
With the state’s unemployment rate approaching ten percent, a looming $8 billion state budget deficit and some of the highest property taxes in the nation, it is clear that New Jersey can’t afford to continue doing business as usual.
TRENTON—A Newark man was indicted Tuesday by a state grand jury for allegedly possessing approximately a kilogram of cocaine that he intended to sell, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
EDISON – A former girls lacrosse and softball coach was sentenced to seven years in the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Avenel for sexually assaulting one girl and endangering the welfare of another by trying to assault her.